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Defaced government referendum billboard

The referendum question was simple, “Do you want the European Union to be entitled to prescribe the mandatory settlement of non-Hungarian citizens in Hungary without the consent of parliament?”

2 October 2016 | Notes
Hungary's new 'Iron Curtain' (pic credit Bloomberg)

Hungary’s far right racist Fidesz government has launched a referendum on refugees, aiming to bolster its popularity by tapping anti-migrant racism. The move is one that will be watched – and potentially copied – by racist parties across Europe, many of whom are trying to build by stirring up hatred of refugees and other migrants.

19 August 2016 | Notes
Jeremy Corbyn speaks to hundreds of people who couldn't get into a London rally, from the top of a fire engine. Pic credit: Jeremy Corbyn for PM

It’s September, but it feels more like a kind of spring.

13 September 2015 | In depth
furniture, mattresses and belongings set on fire outside refugees' accommodation. Pic credit: Il Gazzettino

Fascists are at the heart of protests against refugees in Italy that have already forced the evacuation of around 100 migrants from a town in the north of the country.

17 July 2015 | Notes
Hungarian troops building the wall

We are witnessing the sickening spectacle of a wall being erected in Hungary to stop refugees who are fleeing persecution from entering the country.

14 July 2015 | In depth